SouthEast Texas Genealogical & Historical Society

This Web site is dedicated to the work of the SouthEast Texas Genealogical & Historical Society.   The SETGHS represents an area in Texas that was previously a part of the Spanish territory formerly known as the Atascosito District.  This district today is comprised of ten counties located in the Southeastern corner of Texas bordering Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.  Represented in this district are:  Chambers County, Hardin County, Jefferson County, Jasper County, Polk County, Orange County, Liberty County, Newton County, San Jacinto County & Tyler County. 

The SouthEast Texas Genealogical & Historical Society

The Yellowed Pages - Our Quarterly Publication

From Our Membership

Links To Texas County Web Sites Associated With The Atascosito District
Jefferson Tyler San Jacinto Polk Chambers
Newton Hardin Liberty Orange Jasper

Other Sites Of Interest


Please renew your membership for 2004! 

Any comments, suggestions or questions about the SouthEast Texas Genealogical & Historical Society Web page can be sent to Fred Allen.  Please let me know of any Web sites that are officially sponsored by genealogical societies, Chambers of Commerce, or cities that reside within any of the above mentioned Texas Counties that would like to be linked to the SETGHS Web page.  We would like to become a link on your page as well!

Our Thanks!

We would like to thank the Texas GenWeb sponsors of the above counties for their hard work and dedication to the GenWeb project and for allowing the SETGHS to link to their webpages.  If you would like to sponsor a county in Texas or any other state, please notify the Texas GenWeb Project or the USGenweb Project.  They can always use some help.   Special thanks to Barbara Dore, who sponsers eight of the counties representing the old Atascosito District, for her hard work and her ever-present help.

We would also like to thank RootsWeb for sponsoring our Web site.          

This site is always changing.  Please come back and check with us often! 

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This site was last updated Monday, 26-January-2004 09:28:51 CST